Lighting Design Panel

15 Chip Israel Peter Maradudin David Jacques Headshots

Chip Israel, Peter Maradudin, David Jacques

Thursday, May 14th, 7:15 – 9:45 pm

Lighting Design Panel: Case Studies in Lighting Design Methods and Process

In The Duncan Anderson Design Department Gallery at California State University, Long Beach
6241 East University Drive, Long Beach, CA 90815
Park in the Foundation Lot across from the Design Department main entrance – $5

In this special event, a panel of award-winning professionals from within the lighting design industry present and discuss case study scenarios highlighting lighting design process/methods utilized.

Chip Israel, car enthusiast, world traveler, educator, illumination advocate, and Founder of the LIGHTING DESIGN ALLIANCE, is an internationally recognized lighting designer for over 30 years.  Chip established a Long Beach based-firm, where he built a select team of lighting design professionals who now serve a variety of projects and clients worldwide, including Disney, Los Angeles World Airports, Grand Park, Venetian and Beats by Dre.  His team has won over 200 local, National and International Lighting Awards.

Peter Maradudin has been working with light for over thirty years, receiving numerous awards for his designs in both architecture and theatre.  Studio Director at StudioK1, Peter has developed signature designs including the Spa at Encore at Wynn Las Vegas; Wolfgang Puck’s Cut in Las Vegas, Nevada; the exhibits at the new California Academy of Sciences in San Francisco, California; and the award-winning Crustacean Restaurant and Prana Lounge in Las Vegas.  In addition, Peter has been acknowledged as one of the foremost theatre lighting designers in America, having designed the lighting for over 300 productions for Broadway, Off-Broadway and every major theatre in the country.

David Martin Jacques has designed productions for numerous theatrical, opera, and dance companies worldwide.  These include productions at The Royal Opera House; English National Opera; La Scala; Teatro La Fenice; Lyric Opera of Chicago; New National Theatre of Tokyo; Los Angeles Philharmonic; The Mariinsky Theatre; Teatro dell’Opera Roma; Teatro San Carlo; Brooklyn Academy of Music, Welsh National Opera; Canadian Opera Company; Norwegian National Opera; Opera Hong Kong; Chicago Opera Theatre; Central City Opera; Long Beach Opera; Maggio Musicale Firenza; Teatro Lirico di Cagliari; Florida Grand Opera; Teatro Perez Galdos Las Palmas; Chautauqua Opera; Vancouver Opera; as well as television productions for NBC, PBS, and A&E. David has also consulted on lighting systems for numerous houses of worship throughout the United States, and is a writer and product reviewer for Church Production Magazine.

David serves as Head of Stage Design at California State University Long Beach. His book, Introduction to the Musical Art of Stage Lighting Design, is being used as the primary lighting textbook at numerous universities.



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